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Cars Of Famous Computer Geeks

I don't know if it's my fascination with famous techie tycoons or if I have an inner fetish for things that make me go vroom, but when Automotoportal compiled a list of famous geeks and their rides, I needed to know more. When money isn't an issue for these well-known gazillionaires, it's interesting to see what make and model of cars they take to the streets.
Bill Gates of Microsoft cruises around in a 1988 Porsche 959 Coupe, while Apple mogul Steve Jobs drives a Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG. Larry Ellison of Oracle uses his Bentley Continental Flying Spur for joyrides and Michael Dell of Dell computers speeds around in a 2008 Porsche Boxster. Sweet rides all around, but I kinda figured Jobs to be a vintage car guy too. Now if only they'd take some advice from New York Times technology columnist and CBS news correspondent David Pogue and drive a Toyota Prius - being earthy is just as hot. Just ask Leo.

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woodycakes woodycakes 10 years
wow! gates drives a 1988! vintage, i'm loving it.
Food Food 10 years
cool post, i totally thought jobs would've been either (1) more futuristic or (2) more vintage... contradictory, I know, but still...
steen steen 10 years
I'd just like to point out that the yellow Porsche is NOT a 2008. The teardrop headlights give it away.
aMused aMused 10 years
How cool is that 88 Porsche?
jhuck jhuck 10 years
The problem with hybrids for me is that the way they look doesn't appeal to me. If they had a car I wanted that was eco friendly, I'd buy it.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 10 years
That's cool stuff, I love finding out things like this!
hotchickrules hotchickrules 10 years
i can't picture steve jobs driving a Mercedes, surprised.
partysugar partysugar 10 years
This is totally cool!
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